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Summary Report for:
15-1199.07 - Data Warehousing Specialists

Design, model, or implement corporate data warehousing activities. Program and configure warehouses of database information and provide support to warehouse users.

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Tasks  |  Tools & Technology  |  Interests  |  Work Values  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings

Tasks

  • Design, implement, or operate comprehensive data warehouse systems to balance optimization of data access with batch loading and resource utilization factors, according to customer requirements.
  • Develop data warehouse process models, including sourcing, loading, transformation, and extraction.
  • Create or implement metadata processes and frameworks.
  • Create plans, test files, and scripts for data warehouse testing, ranging from unit to integration testing.
  • Create supporting documentation, such as metadata and diagrams of entity relationships, business processes, and process flow.
  • Design and implement warehouse database structures.
  • Develop and implement data extraction procedures from other systems, such as administration, billing, or claims.
  • Develop or maintain standards, such as organization, structure, or nomenclature, for the design of data warehouse elements, such as data architectures, models, tools, and databases.
  • Implement business rules via stored procedures, middleware, or other technologies.
  • Map data between source systems, data warehouses, and data marts.

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Tools & Technology

Tools used in this occupation:

Computer servers — Storage servers
High end computer servers — Data warehouse appliances
Mainframe computers
Notebook computers — Laptop computers
Special purpose telephones — Multi-line telephone systems

Technology used in this occupation:

Data base management system software — Microsoft SQL Server; Oracle software; SAP Sybase IQ; Talendforge *
Data base reporting software — IBM Netezza TwinFin; Oracle Business Intelligence Discoverer; Oracle SQL Loader; SAP BusinessObjects software
Data base user interface and query software — Microsoft Access; Structured query language SQL; Teradata BTEQ; Transact SQL
Data mining software — Rapid-I RapidMiner *; SAP NetWeaver Business Warehouse; Teradata Parallel Transporter; Teradata Tpump
Metadata management software — Altova MapForce; Apatar *; Oracle Warehouse Builder; SAS Data Integration Server

* Software developed by a government agency and/or distributed as freeware or shareware.

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Interests

Interest code: IC

Investigative — Investigative occupations frequently involve working with ideas, and require an extensive amount of thinking. These occupations can involve searching for facts and figuring out problems mentally.
Conventional — Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Work Values

Achievement — Occupations that satisfy this work value are results oriented and allow employees to use their strongest abilities, giving them a feeling of accomplishment. Corresponding needs are Ability Utilization and Achievement.
Working Conditions — Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions. Corresponding needs are Activity, Compensation, Independence, Security, Variety and Working Conditions.
Independence — Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions. Corresponding needs are Creativity, Responsibility and Autonomy.

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Wages & Employment Trends

National

Median wages data collected from Computer Occupations, All Other.
Employment data collected from Computer Occupations, All Other.
Industry data collected from Computer Occupations, All Other.

Median wages (2012) $39.01 hourly, $81,140 annual
Employment (2012) 206,000 employees
Projected growth (2012-2022) Slower than average (3% to 7%) Slower than average (3% to 7%)
Projected job openings (2012-2022) 40,200
Top industries (2012)

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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2012 wage data external site and 2012-2022 employment projections external site. "Projected growth" represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2012-2022). "Projected job openings" represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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Job Openings on the Web

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